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  1. page Strut, Curved edited Strut, Curved ... tensegrity structures. Overview A curved strut is a strut with a visibl…

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    tensegrity structures.
    Overview
    A curved strut is a strut with a visible curve in it. Curved struts are one morphology of strut: others are straight, nucleated or ringed.
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    Tom Barber uses curved struts in his self-suspended chairs video:
    Bow Struts
    Bow struts are simply straight struts bent under tension to form a bow. A bow strut is therefore a curved strut with an added tensioner. Bow struts are useful when the additional tensioning element serves a useful function as, for example, in a garden trellis. Here is an example of a T3-prism garden trellis using bow struts

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  1. page 3 Struts edited ... {3x17_strut_Marcelo_Pars_tns011a.jpg} 3x17 strut tensegrity hanging. Construction and photo by…
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    {3x17_strut_Marcelo_Pars_tns011a.jpg} 3x17 strut tensegrity hanging. Construction and photo by Marcelo Pars.
    {3x17_strut_Marcelo_Pars_tns011b.jpg} 3x17 strut tensegrity hanging. Construction and photo by Marcelo Pars.
    Struts don't need to be straight
    Replacing each strut with a bow creates fascinating and useful structures:

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